French Polynesia Ministry of Tourism is supporting the revival of the Ocean race in the South Pacific Islands. Therefor they are funding the Transpac Tahiti and will join their effort to offer sailors the warmer polynesian welcome ever.
Air Tahiti Nui, the Polynesian airline, is flying from Tahiti to Los Angeles, Paris, Auckland, Sydney, Tokyo and Noumea. They will support the race committee of the Transpac Tahiti and give access to the sailors to prefered rates to allow their friends, family and technical team to join them on the arrival line in Papeete.
The Mayor of Papeete, M.Michel Buillard, is willing as well to highlight is city of Papeete as a perfect place for the arrival of the Transpac Tahiti. The award ceremony will take place in the beautiful garden of his cityhall.
Papeete port Authority, is also very supportive of the Transpac Tahiti. They will facilitate the berthing of the fleet upon arrival in their brand new marina downtown Papeete, and give us room to set up the Race and media Head Quarter in this marina.
The Tahitian sailing federation (FTV) strive to boost sailing in French Polynesia by conducting missions:
- Preparing and coaching sailors – Practice, training, physical fitness, etc.
- Training local executives – Sailing instructors, referees, coaches.
- Providing assistance to the affiliated clubs – membership, Federal Technical Advisor, etc.
- Organizing events – TPR, Oceania Windsurf, Sails of Freedom, etc.
- Liaising and promoting sailing activities – Website, Facebook, media
- Implementing the sports agenda – calendar, travels, high-level sailing, etc.
The Federation works with many other stakeholders like the Ministry for youth and sports, the department of youth and sports, The institute of youth and sports, the Olympic Committee of French Polynesia, the Oceania Sailing Federation, World Sailing.
Created in 1954, the Yacht Club of Tahiti has about 300 members. The YCT vocation is to discover and practice sailing for both young and old. Thus, the club organizes all year long courses, courses and regattas in Optimist, multihulls and cruisers. Passenger boaters are welcomed at anchor or pontoon for a day, a week, a month … or more, and different services are available to them during their stay.
Established in one of the most beautiful places in the world, AMFU / Tahiti Yacht Agents has been in the maritime world for the last 50 years. We strive every day to give our clients the best experience and show all the best French Polynesia has to offer. Our 24/7 service willl provide you with all the contacts necessary, give you tips and local insights to make your stay as easy and smooth as possible.
Our wide range services :
- Berth reservation, entry clearance
- Immigration clearance, visa extensions
- Duty free fuel & lube oil
- Storage of your yacht cradle before the race and until arrival
- Access to a crane service to prepare the yacht for seafreight export
- Provisions & Supplies
- Shipyard arrangements, dry dockage
- Hotel accommodations, airport transfers
- Private tours or shuttles
- Courier, telephone & internet services – cell phone sims with internet access available upon arrival in Tahiti
- Hotel services
- Crew assistance, placement or arrangements
- Medical assistance 24/7
- Minor repairs and local engineering repairs
Should it be for luxury or standard accommodation as well as for private or shared transportation, and any special service with a wide range of activities to discover our beautiful islands (Tahiti, Moorea, Bora Bora, Rangiroa and many others…), we will assist and find the best available offer to meet our guest expectations.
Sylvie Abarnou will be your main contact for the Transpac Tahiti special event. She will coordinate and work closely with the local partners to organize the most appropriated program for a unique experience in French Polynesia. Please do feel free to reach her !
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We help cruisers who want to live the dream of sailing the South Pacific. You can buy a new boat prepared and delivered directly to the Pacific, or but one of our carefully selected pre-owned boat. we will arrange everything from financing to coaching and detailed preparation. Our experience of managing boat transactions across the Pacific coupled with our knowledge of the sailing routes and weather patterns, our relationships with manufacturers and financing organisations, local technicians, surveyors and yards make us the preferred partner of anyone seriously contemplating cruising the South Pacific.
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